Francis Allen "Frank" Poythress

03/26/1933 - 05/13/2019


Mr. Francis Allen “Frank” Poythress, age 86, of South Hill, died Monday, May 13, 2019 in the Hundley Center, He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, a former salesman for Home Solutions and the widower of Joyce Morrow Poythress.
Frank is survived by two daughters; Deborah Poythress of Brodnax and Brenda Thompson of Elizabethtown, NC, a son Francis Allen Poythress, Jr. of Elizabethtown, NC, a step-daughter Donna Parrish of La Crosse and a step-son Ronald Eugene “Ron” Hoover of Kenbridge, fourteen grandchildren and twenty-two great grandchildren . He was predeceased by a daughter Beverly Edmonds, a granddaughter Stephanie Jones and a great grandson Brayden Jones.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 15, 2019, from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home . Memorial contributions may be made to the Hundley Center Activities Fund, 125 Buena Vista Circle, South Hill, Va. 23970. Online condolences may be sent through our website, Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Poythress family.

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At Crowder-Hite-Crews we’ve always been proud to say that we are large enough to serve and small enough to care.  When you choose us, we consider this a sacred trust between your family and ours. We offer a full range of funeral service, whether for a traditional funeral or cremation, and we are able to assist families worldwide. In February of 2004 we installed a crematorium to better serve our cremation families.  We now do all cremations in our facility, saving transport to another location for this service.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the cremation process.

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